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Is anyone surprised?
The only time people aren't complaining about government regulation is when they are complaining about the lack of regulation! When Netflix speaks against regulations, they do so out of two motives. One, as a corporate entity that wants nothing to interfere with their profits. But secondly, as an American company.
When I defend the CBC, it's because I'm defending the idea of Canadian culture and identity and I see the CBC as, for now, a necessary part of that. But when people criticize the CBC, I suspect it's part of a deeper and far more, well, insidious agenda that stretches well beyond public broadcasting.
Recently, there's been some of that recurring soul-searching that occurs in Canadian entertainment. Globe and Mail columnist John Doyle got people talking after penning a piece decrying the mediocrity of Canadian T.V.
When dramas fictionalize events to provide a buffer between them and the reality (and to avoid being sued!) they reshape the events, sometimes deliberately to make whatever "point" they want to make. Are lines crossed? How would the families of those involved feel?